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Christopher Columbus Role Plays

As part of our ‘Discovery topic’, children have been researching Christopher Columbus and his Voyage of Discovery.  They then used their research, to present a game show in pairs where they acted as the interviewer and Christopher Columbus and presented … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Potions!

This week Year 6 are writing instructions and as a hook into our writing lesson, we made our own Harry Potter potions.  We watched a short clip of the film and then designed our own recipe and created it from a … Continue reading

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Year 6 film at Smithills Hall

As part of our literacy writing work, the children have been writing their own version of the TV show ‘Most Haunted’. A few weeks ago researched the alleged ‘ghostly encounters’ at Smithills Hall and then wrote reports about what we had … Continue reading

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Crucial Crew

Today Year 6 took part in the Crucial Crew workshop in Bolton which involved talks and activities from the Police, Bolton Road Safety Team, Bolton Lad’s and Girl’s Club and also first aiders. The children received some fantastic ‘life skills’ advice … Continue reading

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Science visitor

As part of aspiration day we had Professor Jones visit our class and explain about his role as a medical physicist.  He gave an amazing presentation which was a great insight into his role at Christie’s Hospital.

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Science aspiration day

As part of science aspiration day Year 6 are currently creating posters encouraging us to work hard for success to provide us with motivation.  To do this they are researching famous scientists and the words they have used to motivate … Continue reading

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Year 6 Persuasive Writing

Today we began our work on persuasive writing in Year 6 with a trip to our local park.  We explored the facilities and assessed the condition / suitability of the equipment.  Following this trip, we will now write letters to persuade the … Continue reading

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The power of a good story ending!

Today we were reading ‘The Giant’s necklace’ by Michael Morpurgo as part of our literacy work.  The children loved the story and the way in which the author built up the tension and included a twist into the end of … Continue reading

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Super Science in Year 6

Today we started our new topic of ‘animals including humans’ by looking at the organs in the human body, in particular, those belonging to the circulation system.  As an exciting ‘hook’ to this lesson, the children were challenged to identify … Continue reading

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Building and programming robots at Bolton SICT

Today children visited the Bolton Schools ICT centre where we used the Lego ‘Mindstorm’ package to build and programme robots to achieve a variety of tasks.  The children had an amazing day and were so enthusiastic and excited about this … Continue reading

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